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Season 7 of Game of Thrones has been running behind its annual schedule this year. The production finished the filming for Season 7 by the end of February, and now the premiere is set for July 16th. Season 6 had quite a many characters have their stories taken to new highs, which takes the anticipation for Season 7 even higher. Bran Stark, who is now the Three-Eyed Raven, is one of those characters. Bran is at an interesting point in his journey, where he is not only crippled, but also sort of, really in trouble. Issac Hempstead Wright, who plays the role of Bran Stark on the show, recently talked about how the cast was dealing with the end of Game of Thrones, and more. Read on!

Issac Hempstead Wright was attending the Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience show at the Madison Square Garden, where entertainment portal Vulture caught up with him. Talking about how Bran could be a part of the concert, and then recalling that he probably wouldn’t be able to do it because of his stage fright, Issac said :

“We need a whole Bran spinoff tour. I’m up for that. I could play piano! Wait, no. No. God, no. I’d love to, it would be great, but at the same time, there are 25,000 people who are going to be here, and I might have an actual heart attack playing live in front of them. I do get terrible stage fright. I’ve been playing piano since I was 8 or 9, but I hated it to begin with. My mom forced me to play it, and I was close to giving up, close to saying, “Stop making me do this. I hate it,” and eventually it just clicked and I loved it, and it was my favorite thing in the world. I remember one occasion at school, playing a piece, and I was literally halfway through it, it was going really well, but then I messed it up a bit, and I just froze.

It was one of the most mortifying moments I’ve ever had! And so I’m always quite anxious about performing in public. More recently, I’m getting into jazz, and playing jazz, which is much more relaxed. You don’t have people at the front looking through the score, checking that you got the E-flat.”

We can sometimes see the (not so) hidden fanboy inside Issac. He recently also commented on a few Game of Thrones fan theories, in another interview. Moving on, he also talked about how the cast of Game of Thrones was dealing with the idea that the show was nearing its ending. He said :

“I mean, it’s definitely going to be weird, especially for me, since I’ve been doing this for seven years. It’s been a key part of my life. So to think of it ending at all is just so bizarre. But it’s also exciting, because we’ll get to start something new. A whole other world of possibilities. But to not come in and see the same faces, to see the same crew, and the same irreplaceable actors, it’s going to be really sad. And so there is that wistful atmosphere on set at times, and people going, “Oh, we’re so close!”

The actors pop in and out, they might not be there for two years at a time, whereas the producers, they’ve literally been living on set in Belfast. So I think they’re probably ready to call it a day, and not be quite so nostalgic. They want to go home and actually sleep!”

Issac Hempstead Wright also talked about a lot of other things, like the idea of the cast forming a Game of Thrones band. Read the full interview, here.

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Game of Thrones finale script reveals Drogon didn’t burn the Iron Throne on purpose

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Game of Thrones finale script reveals Drogon didn't burn the Iron Throne on purpose

Game of Thrones series finale was hated by the fandom to a degree where it triggered millions of people into signing a petition to remake the final season of the show. However, if there was one thing that everybody liked, it was Drogon burning the Iron Throne. Most of the fandom agreed that this was a great choice, but now it seems as though that might not have been intentional like we had thought. Read on!

Now, as you might know, Emmy nominated scripts are made available online, and with the series finale of Game of Thrones, titled “The Iron Throne” getting nominated, the script followed soon. What we saw in the show was Drogon burning the throne down, and the general interpretation was that Drogon was mad at the throne for being the real reason behind Daenerys’ death, and that Drogon wanted to break the wheel like his mother always wanted. However, the script has a different version of how it went down:

“Drogon wants to burn the world, but he will not kill Jon. He breathes fire on the back wall, blasting down what remains of the great red blocks of stone. We look over Jon’s shoulder as the fire sweeps toward the throne – not the target of Drogon’s wrath, just a dumb bystander caught up in the conflagration.”

Well, that’s awkward. The very reason why everybody liked the melting was that they assumed it was because Drogon was smart enough to see that it was the throne’s fault. Now, this looks like just another reason for the fans to hate the showrunners and writers/directors of the finale, David Benioff and Dan Weiss. In the meantime, the PDF of the script has been locked down on the Emmy website, requiring a login to be able to access.

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Game of Thrones star Jason Momoa celebrated his 40th birthday with a 168-pound Guinness and whiskey cake

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Game of Thrones star Jason Momoa celebrated his 40th birthday with a 168-pound Guinness and whiskey cake

If there’s one Game of Thrones star that knows how to party, it’s Jason Momoa. The actor, who played the role of Khal Drogo on Game of Thrones, recently celebrated his 40th birthday at a surprise party thrown for him by his friends. Apparently, the party involved a giant 168-pound cake made out of Guinness and whiskey! Read on.

We had reported about the mini-reunion that Momoa had with his Game of Thrones co-star Emilia Clarke, who was present at the party. Now, further details have been revealed, and it looks like the cake was the star of the party, reports INSIDER.

Made by UK-based baker Aggy Dadan of Edible By Aggy, the cake was infused with Guinness and whiskey and took a week to make. It was served on a giant sugar surfboard, with a wave on one side and a mountain on the other, two things Momoa is known to love. It also featured mini-figurines of Momoa, shown climbing the mountain and playing the guitar while surfing on the wave. Check out the pictures:

Game of Thrones star Jason Momoa celebrated his 40th birthday with a 168-pound Guinness and whiskey cake

Game of Thrones star Jason Momoa celebrated his 40th birthday with a 168-pound Guinness and whiskey cake

Game of Thrones star Jason Momoa celebrated his 40th birthday with a 168-pound Guinness and whiskey cake

Dagan said:

“I was thinking, what could be better than putting the whole thing on a sugar surfboard. We incorporated a little mini pint of Guinness, because he loves Guinness, and a little box of donuts for his best friend [Mada Abdelhamid], who calls himself ‘Donut Man.’

Jason is a big family man, so [Abdelhamid] wanted to include things that represented that in the cake. They left it pretty much up to me, which I love. I love when people let me use my creativity.”

Dagan had previously made a 3/4 scale Aquaman bust cake for Momoa for the premiere of the film, and Momoa seems to have stuck with her.

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Emilia Clarke has a reunion with Jason Momoa at his surprise 40th birthday party

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The Game of Thrones cast is like a family, and if there’s any proof of that, it’s the bond between Jason Momoa and Emilia Clarke. The duo, that played Khal Drogo and Daenerys Targaryen on the show, one of the best pairings on the show, still remain friends to this day. Their latest reunion occurred on the day of Momoa’s 40th birthday, for which his friends had a surprise bash. Read on!

While Jason’s birthday is actually on August 1, but his friends had a surprise bash for him, which obviously included Emilia. Check out the video Momoa made about the party:

Emilia also posted an adorable birthday wish for Momoa to Instagram:

The two seem to reunite repeatedly, and it makes for adorable pictures every time, so stay tuned for more. Don’t you just love them? Tell us in the comments, down below!

 






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